Albery, James, 1838-1889

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James Albery was born in London, England on May 4, 1838 and was a dramatist. He is best known for his comedy, Two Roses, that was produced at the Vaudeville Theatre in 1870; the production ran for 300 performances. Other plays include A Pretty Piece of Chiselling (1864), Dr Davy (1866), Coquettes (1870), Pickwick (based on Dickens's The Pickwick Papers (1871), Pink Dominos (1877), Jingle (a farcical version of Pickwick) (1878), Oriana (with music by Frederic Clay); The Spectre Knight (operetta with music by Alfred Cellier) (1878), Brighton (1888). He authroed a book, Where's the Cat? in 1880. Albery married actress Mary Moore and had one son, Bronson Albery (1881-1971), a theatre director. He died August 15, 1889.
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referencedIn Kay Barnes papers, 1903-1972 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Play by James Albery, dramatist; submitted: 1873, 1873 British Library
creatorOf Play by James Albery, dramatist; submitted: 1871, 1871 British Library
referencedIn Fonds Edward Gordon Craig Bibliothèque nationale de France. Département des arts du spectacle
creatorOf Play by James Albery, dramatist; submitted: 1874, 1874 British Library
creatorOf Albery, James, 1838-1889. Pink dominoes. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Albery, James, 1838-1889. ALS, 1871 September [6?], Upper Richmond Road, Putney, to Edward Haslewood, 20 [St.] Bartholomew Road. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Play by James Albery, dramatist; submitted: 1884, 1884 British Library
creatorOf Play by James Albery, dramatist; submitted: 1873, 1873 British Library
creatorOf Play by J. Hatton, writer of plays; submitted: 1885Play by James Albery, dramatist; submitted: 1885, 1885 British Library
referencedIn Barnes, Kay. Kay Barnes papers, 1903-1972. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Play by James Albery, dramatist; submitted: 1879, 1879 British Library
creatorOf Play by James Albery, dramatist; submitted: 1875, 1875 British Library
creatorOf Play by James Albery, dramatist; submitted: 1873, 1873 British Library
creatorOf Play by James Albery, dramatist; submitted: 1876, 1876 British Library
referencedIn 'JINGLE', by James Albery; an adaptation for the stage from Dickens's Pickwick Papers. Printed proof-sheets of the rearranged version of 1887 with autograph alterations by Henry Irving (knt. 1895). First produced as 'Jingle' in 1878, it was revived i..., 1887 British Library
creatorOf Play by James Albery, dramatist; submitted: 1871, 1871 British Library
creatorOf Play by James Albery, dramatist; submitted: 1890, 1890 British Library
creatorOf Play by James Albery, dramatist; submitted: 1871, 1871 British Library
creatorOf Albery, James, 1838-1889. Pink dominos [collection] : a farce comedy in three acts / [by James Albery] University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Play by James Albery, dramatist; submitted: 1874, 1874 British Library
referencedIn Bronson Howard papers, 1852-1895 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Play by B. Howard, writer of plays; submitted: 1879Play by James Albery, dramatist; submitted: 1879, 1879 British Library
creatorOf Albery, James, 1838-1889,. Autograph letter signed from James Albery to unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1871 July 10. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Vol. I, 1837-1870.British Museum: Applications, etc., for Reading Room tickets: 1824-1881.: Partly printed.includes:f. 1 British Museum: Reading Room ticket: 1824.: Printed.f. 2 Charles Frederick Barnwell, FRS; FSA: Letter to Sir H. Ellis: 1837.f..., 1837-1870 British Library
referencedIn Howard, Bronson, 1842-1908. Papers, 1852-1895. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Play by James Albery, dramatist; submitted: 1882, 1882 British Library
creatorOf Play by James Albery, dramatist; submitted: 1872, 1872 British Library
creatorOf Cellier, Alfred, 1844-1891. The spectre knight [collection] : operetta / written by James Albery ; composed by Alfred Cellier. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Golden Family Collection, 1795-1996 Working Men's Institute of New Harmony, Indianahttp://www.workingmensinstitute.org/
creatorOf Play by James Albery, dramatist; submitted: 1877, 1877 British Library
creatorOf Play by James Albery, dramatist; submitted: 1871, 1871 British Library
creatorOf Albery, James, 1838-1889. Pink dominos. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Play by James Albery, dramatist; submitted: 1880, 1880 British Library
creatorOf Albery, James, 1838-1889. The pink dominoes [microform] : a comedy in 3 acts. Miami University Libraries, King Library
creatorOf Play by James Albery, dramatist; submitted: 1880, 1880 British Library
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parentOf Albery, Bronson, 1881-1971 person
associatedWith Barnes, Kay person
associatedWith Barnes, Kay. person
associatedWith Cellier, Alfred, 1844-1891. person
associatedWith Craig, Edward Gordon (1872-1966) person
associatedWith Delacour, M. (Alfred), 1815-1883. person
associatedWith Frohman, Charles, 1860-1915 person
associatedWith Golden Family family
associatedWith Haslewood, Edward. person
associatedWith Hennequin, Alfred Néoclès, 1842-1887. person
associatedWith Howard, Bronson, 1842-1908. person
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Theater--History--19th century
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Birth 1838-05-04

Death 1889-08-15

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